Waiting for the Robert E. Lee

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"Waiting for the Robert E. Lee"
Song
Published 1912
Songwriter(s) Lewis F. Muir
L. Wolfe Gilbert

"Waiting for the Robert E. Lee" is an American popular song written in 1912, with music by Lewis F. Muir and lyrics by L. Wolfe Gilbert. The "Robert E. Lee" in the title refers to the steamboat of that name.

It has been recorded by such artists as Al Jolson, Benny Goodman, Judy Garland, Louis Jordan, Dean Martin, Russ Conway, Chas and Dave, and Lizzie Miles.

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